Carolina Jubilee

Carolina Jubilee

by The Avett Brothers
     
 

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The Avett Brothers play a mixture of country, folk, and bluegrass with an infectious sense of enthusiasm. Their performances sometimes sound unpolished, and occasionally sound off-key, but they put so much spirit into their music that the imperfections are engaging instead of off-putting. They usually sound like they're really intoSee more details below

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The Avett Brothers play a mixture of country, folk, and bluegrass with an infectious sense of enthusiasm. Their performances sometimes sound unpolished, and occasionally sound off-key, but they put so much spirit into their music that the imperfections are engaging instead of off-putting. They usually sound like they're really into their songs, whether they're hollering and stomping their feet, or taking a moment to reflect on life. Their lyrics generally ain't bad, either, and the Avett Brothers are particularly adept at expressing good-natured skepticism, whether they're rejecting the need for a middleman between themselves and God without disrespecting preachers ("Me and God"), or noting the differences between movie romance and loving someone in real life ("Now in the movies they make it look so perfect/And in the background they're always playin' the right song/And in the ending there's always a resolution/But real life is more than just two hours long"). "Love Like the Movies" also includes the sound of a film projector (or something that resembles it), which serves as another reminder that just because the Avett Brothers love old-time music doesn't mean they do everything by the book. So whether they're performing a song about a "Pretty Girl from Raleigh," a "Pretty Girl from Locust," or "Pretty Girl from Annapolis," (if they were the Beach Boys, they probably would have recorded a song for each city in California), they're worth a listen.

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Product Details

Release Date:
11/19/2012
Label:
Ramseur Rec.
UPC:
0641444022526
catalogNumber:
2703
Rank:
2687

Tracks

  1. The Traveling Song  -  Avett Brothers
  2. Love Like the Movies  -  Avett Brothers
  3. Sorry Man  -  Avett Brothers
  4. Me and God  -  Avett Brothers
  5. Pretty Girl From Raleigh  -  Avett Brothers
  6. Do You Love Him  -  Avett Brothers
  7. I Killed Sally's Lover  -  Avett Brothers
  8. Pretty Girl From Locust  -  Avett Brothers
  9. My Last Song For Jenny  -  Avett Brothers
  10. Walking For You  -  Avett Brothers
  11. The D Bag Rag  -  Avett Brothers
  12. Pretty Girl From Annapolis  -  Avett Brothers
  13. Smoke In Our Lights  -  Avett Brothers
  14. Offering  -  Avett Brothers
  15. [Untitled Track]  -  Avett Brothers

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